Professional Development Retreat (PDR)

CLASS OF 2019 | NOVEMBER 1-2, 2018  APPLICATIONS are now closed.

CLASS OF 2020 | MARCH 28-29, 2019

Hosted at the Hotel Commonwealth in Boston, Mass., the Professional Development Retreat is a two-day career development initiative for juniors and seniors that is designed to build emotional intelligence and provide students with “soft skills” such as problem-solving, conflict resolution, critical observation and adaptability. Through an application and selection process, sixty students from all academic disciplines will be selected for each retreat. Students will connect with a distinguished group of industry experts, to work side-by-side and gain knowledge about the practical aspects of the workforce. This distinctive program illustrates Merrimack College’s commitment to its students’ success and the impact of the College’s network.

Workshops, presentations, and small group sessions will address the following:

  • Understanding and Communicating Your Strengths
  • Team Problem Solving
  • Professional Communication
  • Networking Skills

Application Deadline is October 1, 2018

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